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    How to Fight Corruption in Ukraine
    Oct05

    How to Fight Corruption in Ukraine

    We all agree: The greatest threat facing Ukraine, after its war with Russia, is corruption. But few agree how to do so, though it should not be that difficult.In 1998, Ukraine’s main gas importer, Ihor Bakai, stated that “all rich people in Ukraine made their money on Russian gas.” The technique was simple. A Ukrainian trader...

    Wolves, wild boar and other wildlife defy contamination to make a comeback in Chernobyl
    Oct05

    Wolves, wild boar and other wildlife defy contamination to make a comeback in Chernobyl

    Valeriy YurkoThe accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 had a devastating impact on the local population and forced 116,000 people to permanently leave their homes. But now researchers have discovered that, while the people may not have returned, the contaminated area of Belarus is teeming with wild animals, including elk, wild...

    Ukraine’s Corruption Trap
    Oct05

    Ukraine’s Corruption Trap

    New Eastern Europe. Poland. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Russia wants to distract the international community from the conflict in Donbas
    Oct05

    Russia wants to distract the international community from the conflict in Donbas

    Russia hopes that the international media will stop mentioning the Ukrainian conflict against the backdrop of the recent events in Syria. This opinion was expressed on 5 Kanal by Joint Director of Foreign Policy Programmes and International Security of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk. “As to the current events in Sysia and the Ukrainian...

    Kyiv: Stopping Rebel Elections Next Step in Ukraine ‘Truce’
    Oct05

    Kyiv: Stopping Rebel Elections Next Step in Ukraine ‘Truce’

    Following military pullback from front lines, Putin promises to ask pro-Russian rebels to cancel elections, Poroshenko says. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Moldovans Protest, Threaten Nationwide Strikes
    Oct05

    Moldovans Protest, Threaten Nationwide Strikes

    The NGO at head of massive protests over a $1 billion bank fraud threatens ‘civil disobedience.’ …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Quo vadis, Ukraino? – pyta Ivan Mikloš podczas 139. Seminarium mBank – CASE
    Oct05

    Quo vadis, Ukraino? – pyta Ivan Mikloš podczas 139. Seminarium mBank – CASE

    Language Polish “Jeśli mam wskazać na jedną wyróżniającą cechę Ukrainy, jest nią to, że jest to kraj, którego poziom rozwoju jest znacznie poniżej jego potencjału” – powiedział Ivan Mikloš, współzałożyciel i prezes think-tanku MESA10 oraz członek Międzynarodowej Rady Doradczej Krajowej Rady Reform Ukrainy, gość 139. Seminarium mBank...

    Toward a ‘Reaganov’ Russia: Assessing trends in Russian national security policy after Putin
    Oct05

    Toward a ‘Reaganov’ Russia: Assessing trends in Russian national security policy after Putin

    Event Information October 5, 2015 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDTSaul/Zilkha Rooms Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event During their recent speeches before the United Nations General Assembly, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama traded strong words on issues from...

    Blockade of Crimea Is Continuing Peacefully
    Oct02

    Blockade of Crimea Is Continuing Peacefully

    On September 20, Crimean Tatars launched a nonviolent protest action that they have named the “Citizens’ Blockade of Crimea” to suspend the transfer of goods from mainland Ukraine to the occupied territory of the Crimean peninsula. The peaceful blockade is taking place at Kalanchak, Chongar (headquarters) and Chaplinka—three main crossing...

    Supping with Putin in Syria
    Oct02

    Supping with Putin in Syria

    What’s so bad about Russia’s declared intention to bomb ISIS in Syria? “What difference does it make,” to quote Mrs. Clinton out of context, if the bombs drop from Russian planes or from US, French or British ones? Isn’t the enemy of my enemy my friend?Whether playing devil’s advocate or just pursuing journalistic due...

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